bulk cosmetics disposal: a safe and environmentally friendly solution

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At Happen Ventures, we see potential in every item. Our Beneficial Reuse Program is designed to give new life to unwanted cosmetic products and inventory, reducing waste and the costs associated with hazardous material disposal, recycling services, incineration, and landfilling.


Our service offers:

Benefits of Donations

Enhanced corporate reputation:
Corporate Giving Platforms

Donating expired goods demonstrates a company’s commitment to sustainability and social responsibility, boosting its public image and attracting eco-conscious customers.

Hazardous waste management
Hazardous Waste Disposal

We handle hazardous waste, such as old and expired cosmetics, in compliance with regulatory requirements, ensuring their safe and responsible disposal.

Packaging recycling:
Packaging recycling

We recycle various types of cosmetics, including plastic, metal, and glass containers, contributing to a reduction.

Waste-to-energy solutions:
Sustainable Warehouse Waste Solutions

We utilize advanced WTE technologies to convert cosmetics waste into renewable energy resources, promoting a sustainable and circular economy.

Environmental, Social, and Governance support
Environmental Tank Cleaning

We help businesses boost their ESG performance by implementing responsible hazardous materials management practices and fostering strong community relationships.

Remember, proper disposal of expired or damaged cosmetics is necessary to protect human health as when you
recycle cosmetics you contribute to a more sustainable environment.

The Importance of Proper Cosmetics Disposal
The cosmetics industry generates a significant amount of waste in the form of expired or damaged products, packaging, and containers. Proper disposal of these items is crucial to minimize their environmental impact, protect public health, and maintain compliance with regulatory requirements. Inadequate disposal methods, such as sending cosmetics to landfills or dumping them in water sources, can lead to soil and water contamination, posing risks to human health and the ecosystem.

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Safe and Efficient Cosmetics Recycling Methods

A key component in managing cosmetics waste responsibly is to recycle. Here are some effective ways to recycle cosmetics and their packaging:

  1. Separating components: Disassemble the cosmetic container into its individual parts, including plastic, metal, or glass components, to facilitate recycling.
  2. Cleaning the containers: Clean the containers thoroughly to remove any residue before you recycle.
  3. Identifying local recycling facilities: Find recycling centers in your area that accept cosmetics.
  4. Participating in take-back programs: Some cosmetics companies offer take-back programs to collect and recycle their products.

These methods ensure proper disposal of cosmetics and contribute to envronmental sustainability.
It is also important to reduce your cosmetics consumption and purchase products from companies that prioritize sustainability. Taking action to properly recycle cosmetics can help protect the environment and create a more sustainable future.

How To Dispose of Expired Cosmetics

Waste to Energy

Harnessing the Potential of Cosmetics Waste
In addition to recycling, waste-to-energy (WTE) technologies offer an innovative solution to convert cosmetics into valuable resources. WTE processes transform waste materials into biofuel, which can be used as a sustainable energy source. This approach not only reduces the volume of waste sent to landfills but also contributes to the circular economy by generating renewable energy from waste.
The cosmetics industry has a responsibility to ensure proper disposal of its products and packaging. By implementing programs to recycle and convert cosmetics waste into energy, companies can help to preserve natural resources and protect the environment. The lotion industry, in particular, can benefit from this approach as lotion containers are usually made of plastic and thus suitable for WTE processes.

Our Companys Offerings

Our Company's Offerings

Our company is dedicated to making expired items donation easy and efficient.

We provide the following services:

  • Expert guidance on product suitability: We help businesses determine which expired items are appropriate for donation based on safety and quality standards.
  • Charity matching: We connect businesses with trusted charitable partners to ensure a successful and impactful donation experience.
  • Logistics support: We assist with arranging pick-up or delivery of donated items, simplifying the donation process for all parties involved.

Expired product donations offer numerous benefits for businesses, charities, and the environment. From canned food to medical supplies and beyond, our company is committed to facilitating the donation of expired goods and helping make the world a better place

Contact us today to learn more about how you can donate expired items to charity!


At Happen Ventures,
we're passionate about giving back to the community.

In Puerto Rico, we helped out by donating unwanted sanitizer that had been stored in a customer’s warehouse. Our team quickly responded to the customer’s request and worked hard to remove the sanitizer safely and efficiently. We then donated it to local charities and organizations that serve people in need. The donated sanitizer gave them access to essential hygiene products so they could stay healthy during these challenging times.

Our staff also provided training sessions for those who received the donations helping them learn proper techniques when using the sanitizer in their everyday lives. We are proud to have been able to help make a difference in people’s lives as well as our en

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Reusable And Sustainable Products

the growing demand for sustainable cosmeticsdisposal solutions

As awareness about the environmental impact of cosmetics waste increases, the market for sustainable disposal solutions is expanding. Consumers and regulatory bodies alike are demanding more responsible management practices from the cosmetics industry.

Companies that offer environmentally friendly cosmetics disposal services, such as ours, are well-positioned to capitalize on this growing demand and contribute to a greener future.The garbage patch in the Pacific Ocean serves as a reminder of what happens when we don’t go for disposal of our waste responsibly.

Development on Cosmetics Waste

the impact of product development on cosmetics waste

The Impact of Product Development on Cosmetics Waste

With the continuous introduction of new cosmetics into the market, there is a growing need for companies to adopt sustainable product development practices. This includes:

  1. Designing products with recyclable packaging: Companies should prioritize the use of materials that they can easily recycle, such as glass, metal, or recyclable plastics.
  2. Developing refillable cosmetics: By creating cosmetics that can be refilled, companies can significantly reduce the amount of packaging waste generated by their products.
  3. Implementing sustainable sourcing and manufacturing practices: Sourcing eco-friendly raw materials and adopting environmentally responsible manufacturing processes can help minimize waste throughout the product lifecycle.

Companies should develop disposal strategies for expired products to ensure that these materials are properly handled. Disposal of such expired products should be done in accordance with local regulatory requirements to protect the environment and human health.


Conclusion The cosmetics industry generates a substantial amount of waste, from expired products to packaging and containers. Responsible disposal of cosmetics is essential to minimize its environmental impact and comply with regulations.

Our company offers comprehensive, environmentally friendly cosmetics disposal solutions, including recycling and waste-to-energy technologies, to meet the needs of the market and promote a sustainable future. By supporting and adopting these practices, both companies and individuals can contribute to a cleaner and more responsible cosmetics industry.


Happen Ventures makes it easy to give back by taking all the legwork out of donating your waste or overstocked items to the very community they are in.

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